18 days in California's Wine Coast Country & California Desert Itinerary

18 days in California's Wine Coast Country & California Desert Itinerary

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Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Cambria
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Cambria
— 6 nights
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Arroyo Grande
— 3 nights
Drive
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Twentynine Palms
— 4 nights
Drive
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Palm Springs
— 3 nights
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Cambria

— 6 nights
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Get a sense of the local culture at Hearst Castle and Piedras Blancas Light Station. For shopping fun, head to Red Moose Cookie Company or Brown Butter Cookie Company. There's still lots to do: stroll through Moonstone Beach, don't miss a visit to Nitt Witt Ridge, admire the majestic nature at Leffingwell Landing, and identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cambria day trip app.

New Delhi, India to Cambria is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from New Delhi in February, with highs in Cambria at 22°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Arroyo Grande.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Arroyo Grande

— 3 nights
Arroyo Grande is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Get in touch with nature at Montana de Oro State Park and Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail. Point San Luis Lighthouse and Laetitia Vineyard and Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Arroyo Grande, make a side trip to see Los Osos Oaks State Reserve in Los Osos, approximately Los Osos away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Alapay Cellars, contemplate the waterfront views at Lopez Lake Campground (entrance), and stroll through Pismo State Beach.

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Traveling by car from Cambria to Arroyo Grande takes an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cambria in March since evenings lows in Arroyo Grande dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Twentynine Palms.

Things to do in Arroyo Grande

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Twentynine Palms

— 4 nights
Twentynine Palms is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Get in touch with nature at Canyoning & Rappelling Tours and Mojave National Preserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Calico Ghost Town and General George S. Patton Memorial Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Integratron in Landers (about 46 minutes away).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Twentynine Palms trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arroyo Grande to Twentynine Palms takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Twentynine Palms

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Palm Springs

— 3 nights
Get some cultural insight at Palm Springs Air Museum and El Paseo Shopping District. Let the collections at Palm Springs Art Museum and Sunnylands Center & Gardens capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from Palm Springs to Palm Desert to see The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens about 32 minutes away.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Palm Springs holiday maker app.

You can drive from Twentynine Palms to Palm Springs in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Twentynine Palms in March, with highs in Palm Springs at 34°C and lows at 17°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

California Desert travel guide

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Golf Courses · Zoos · Art Museums